St. Thomas Rutherford Requesting Cardiac Surgery Program

Jun 22, 2021 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  With the growth in Rutherford County along with the people living in the contiguous counties who depend on the medical services here, Ascension St. Thomas.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks in the Bottom Half for Child Well-Being Nationally

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:58 pm by WGNS

Tennessee was performing well on high school graduation rates immediately before the COVID-19 pandemic but was falling short on percentage of children living in pove.... Read More

Rutherford County Reported the 12th Largest Population Growth in the U.S.

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

For the first time ever, California posted a population decline in 2020, and the United States as a whole didn’t fare much better. Its growth has decelerated to 0.35% ye.... Read More

UPDATE: The Tennessee Housing Market

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee’s housing report data for the first quarter of 2021 show that “despite the slow economic recovery, the housing.... Read More

New technology, careless drivers causing increase in auto thefts

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Drivers leaving keys and key fobs in their vehicles, and not locking the doors has led to an increase of auto thefts in Murfreesboro, accordin.... Read More

Big Pickleball Event This Weekend in Murfreesboro

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:19 pm by WGNS

Over 100 people are expected to participate in a special sporting event this weekend in Murfreesboro. However, it is not a traditional sport like soccer or baseball. Thomas.... Read More

The Rising Concern of Fentanyl in Street Drugs in Rutherford County

Jun 22, 2021 at 01:47 pm by WGNS

Illegal drug use continues to plague communities like Murfreesboro and the numbers look to only be increasing.One of the many drugs used on the street is fentanyl, which h.... Read More

Annual La Vergne “Independence Day Celebration” Returns

Jun 22, 2021 at 10:50 am by WGNS

The City of La Vergne is excited to announce plans for the annual Independence Day Celebration fireworks show at Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive.Thi.... Read More

MTSU alumna Phillips makes history: first female named assistant distiller at Jack Daniel

Jun 22, 2021 at 10:47 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO Tenn. — Lexie Phillips has felt the influences … from her large family, several dozen of whom have worked at Jack Daniel Distillery; from c.... Read More

The Tuesday Birthday Club Winner on WGNS

Jun 22, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner: 12-Year-Old Trinity MormonThe birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at.... Read More

Be Careful When Selling an ATV as Detectives Work to Identify Man Using Facebook Marketplace to Steal ATVs and Motorbikes

Jun 22, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee residents selling ATV's and dirt bikes are encouraged to exercise caution as police in nearby Nashville work to find a subject who has been accused of scammin.... Read More

Supreme Court Ruling Shows Colleges Can Offer More Benefits when Recruiting and Keeping College Athletes

Jun 22, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Universities like MTSU in Murfreesboro and Vanderbilt in Nashville may soon be able to offer more benefits to student athletes, due to a Monday ruling by the Supreme Cour.... Read More

Tuesday Good Neighbor of the Day

Jun 22, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021: Garrett ParkerThe Good Neighbor Station, established in 1947, accepts nominations for the Rions Flowers, Coffe.... Read More

High Growth Numbers and More Jobs in Rutherford County

Jun 22, 2021 at 05:30 am by WGNS

Companies are Hiring: The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce reports that numbers highlighting the growth of the county also show the changing population. That growth comes.... Read More

Subject Accused of stealing a 30-round magazine for a firearm, among other gun accessories in Murfreesboro

Jun 21, 2021 at 07:24 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are working to learn the identity of a subject who has been accused of stealing a 30-round magazine for a gun, along with other firearm accessories on Ju.... Read More

DoubleTree by Hilton Honored with "Proudly We Hail" Plaque from Exchange Club

Jun 21, 2021 at 07:08 pm by WGNS

The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro, charted in 1951, recently presented a a “Proudly We Hail” Plaque to the DoubleTree by Hilton in Murfreesboro. The to.... Read More

Water Treatment Plant Begins Annual Unidirectional Flushing Project

Jun 21, 2021 at 12:45 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Inframark will begin unidirectional flushing in La Vergne starting June 21. Unidirectional flushing is an annual practice by the water treatment plant that.... Read More

UPDATE: Major Fentanyl Seizure - 15.7 Pounds - Enough to Potentially Kill Over 3.5-Million People

Jun 21, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

About 15.7 pounds of the deadly drug fentanyl were seized Wednesday after four search warrants were drafted by a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective assigned to the Dr.... Read More

EDUCATION: Ascend Federal Credit Union Awards Members $12,000 to Continue Their Education

Jun 21, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

For the nineteenth consecutive year, Ascend Federal Credit Union is helping its members reach their educational goals.“I’m pleased to report that we’re once.... Read More

Traffic Deaths UP in Tennessee

Jun 21, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Deaths in traffic accients are being reported by police agencies throughout Tennessee at a higher number right now. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan...Hear the above soundb.... Read More